Responding to Marijuana Use by Employees


Confirming whether an employee is under the influence of cannabis is tricky, as no drug test detects very recent cannabis use — and state laws vary as to what types of testing are lawful. This article published by SHRM (subscription) highlights options for employers. The article notes the importance of clarifying workplace policies, ensuring that supervisors and managers have been trained to recognize impaired behaviors, and understanding state law on whether and when testing of employees is allowed. 10/5/2023